Standoffs come in all sorts of sizes and vary in quality as a purchaser moves through the pricing spectrum. Most installations in signage, exhibits, awards, and furniture use a preferred diameter barrel or spacer and a matching diameter cap. Making this combination a standard build of materials in all projects being completed at a shop has created the opportunity for purchasers to buy high quality standoffs in bulk and spread the cost and savings out through all projects for a given fiscal year.
Even more appealing is the firm’s ability to quickly replace parts or offer matching hardware on the fly to their customers when actively stocking a standard mounting solution. This bulk buying strategy also puts domestic manufacturers in more equal footing in pricing structures with their off-shore, low-quality counterparts, raising the visual and mechanical performance of the hardware and installation.
-Chris Howard, Gyford Standoff Systems